Congrats to The Fretless & All Winners of the Canadian Folk Music Awards!

Western Canadian string quartet, The Fretless, led the pack at this year’s Canadian Folk Music Awards, taking home two trophies for Instrumental Group of the Year, and Ensemble of the Year.

The awards, held in St John, NB featured […]

By | November 19th, 2012|General|0 Comments

Bilateral Agreement Means Canadian Music Royalties Honored in USA

Here’s a cool piece of music industry news that I haven’t seen getting a ton of coverage. Figured it’s worthy of a post!

It was announced today that Re:Sound (a Canadian not-for-profit music licensing company) and Sound Exchange (an American performance […]

By | September 24th, 2012|General|0 Comments

A Quiet Closure: How Government Budget Cuts Will Damage Canadian Music

Last month the Canadian government announced its budget for 2012. While it had been widely speculated that the CBC – a long-time target of the Conservatives – would suffer a hefty blow, the hammer finally dropped with the public broadcaster […]

By | April 17th, 2012|General|2 Comments